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Quantum: D-Wave Systems Inc. and DPCM Capital, Inc. Announce Effectiveness of Registration Statement

July 14, 2022 — BURNABY, British Columbia, PALO ALTO, Calif. & MIAMI — D-Wave Systems Inc., a quantum computing systems, software, and services company, and DPCM Capital, Inc., today announced that the registration statement on Form S-4 filed by D-Wave Quantum Inc., a newly formed company that will be the parent company of D-Wave and […]

ORNL Director Zacharia to Retire

Dr. Thomas Zacharia announced his retiremnt as director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the end of 2022, the culmination of a 35-year career at the science and energy laboratory. The news follows another significant upper management change at the lab last month — the retirement of  Dr. Jeff A. Nichols as associate laboratory director […]

Arizona State Univ. to Hold HPC Research Computing Expo Aug. 1-2

Arizona State University Research Computing will sponsor a two-day expo to prepare students, staff and faculty for usage of the ASU supercomputer on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 1 and 2, 8 am to 5 PM Moutain Time. The event will be held at Memorial Union, Alumni Room, in Tempe, AZ. Registerat https://researchacademy.asu.edu/events/2022-08-01/2022-research-computing-expo The intent is to […]

Arm Neoverse Adopted by Google Cloud

July 13, 2022 — Arm Ltd. announced that beginning today, Google Cloud customers and developers have access to Tau T2A VMs using the Ampere Altra CPU based on the Arm Neoverse N1 core. In addition, Arm said Google Cloud has joined the “Works on Arm” initiative that enables developers to build and test projects on […]

DOE Announces $78M for Research in High Energy Physics

July 13, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $78 million in funding for 58 research projects intended to spur discoveries in high energy physics. The projects—housed at 44 colleges and universities across 22 states—are exploring the fundamental science about the universe that also underlies technological advancements in medicine, computing, energy technologies, […]

Signal AI: External Intelligence Graph for Unstructured Data 

New York and London, 12th July 2022 — Signal AI has announced the launch of its External Intelligence Graph, designed to deliver “a comprehensive view of an organization’s external world built on real-time data and content,” the company said. Signal AI said the External Intelligence Graph maps the relationships between the things a modern organization […]

NVIDIA Launches Hybrid Quantum-Classical HPC Computing Platform

NVIDIA has been moving into quantum computing for some time — last November, the company announced the cuQuantum software development kit for quantum computing workflows. And NVIDIA managers have talked more frequently about the company’s quantum strategy (see our interview at ISC with NVIDIA’s Head of Technical Marketing for HPC/AI and Quantum Dion Harris). Today, […]

Cadence to Acquire Data Center Digital Twins Company Future Facilities

SAN JOSE — Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced today it has agreed to acquire Future Facilities, a provider of electronics cooling analysis and energy performance optimization solutions for data centers using physics-based 3D digital twins. Terms were not disclosed. “The addition of Future Facilities’ technologies and expertise supports the Cadence Intelligent System Design strategy and […]

GDIT Begins Running Twin HPE-Cray Supercompuers for NOAA Forecast Modeling

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), announced today that NOAA’s National Weather Service will begin running its operational weather, water, climate and space weather forecast models on GDIT’s twin supercomputers. Meteorologists will produce weather forecast products using output from these model runs. These forecasts are critical for […]

DOE Announces $18.3M for Chemical Sciences Simulation and Modeling Research

July 8, 2022 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $18.3 million in funding for eight research projects to advance the development of sophisticated modeling and simulation software for the chemical sciences. Funding totals approximately $6 million in Fiscal Year 2022 dollars for projects of up to three years in duration, with outyear funding […]